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missing for 5 da days. 69-year-old charles dowd of san mateo retired san francisco a fireman last seen wednesday when he boarded amtrak for chicago. he never made it. amtrak officials called the family to say conductor may have seen a disoriented man in omaha that matches his description. dowd son daughter flew to omaha and are passing out fliers there. canvassing the area hoping for clue. jennifer dowd is not confident that amtrak will find her father. >> because don't feel like amtrak police is open the ground actually physically loo looking for him. if he was disoriented and wandered off he could have fallen. he could be on the side of the tracks somewhere. >>reporter: charles dowd has been without his heart and bloop medicine since at least last thursday. so concern is certainly growing about his well-being. >>> san jose lacking for new cop because of the sudden resignation today of police chief chris moore. he says his decision to leave after just 19 months on the job was his alon alone. he wasn't forced out he says but the department is facing more lay off and budget cu
area family's desperate for answers after this man 69-year-old charles dowd vanish while traveling across the country. dowd is 'ry tired san francisco firefighter on his way to visit family in canada. nbc bay area's kimberly tere is joining us from the newsroom with more. >> according to his dautd he was heading to canada to visit his son and grand kids when he went missing. >> he's a really independent spirit. he was doing this trip for theed a have been chur. he was really excited about it and this is a shocking turn of events. >> charles dowd left on wednesday heading to canada on friday he was supposed to make a connecting train in chicago but didn't. his cell phone, medications and luggage were found in the sleeper car but there was no sign of him. >> completely out of character. he's a caller. he calls and lets us know what he is doing. this is very out of character for him not to call for this long. >> the family last heard from dowd when he called on thursday evening saying he was just leaving denver. the last time he was seen was reportedly on friday. >> there's an unconfi
:32 they are looking for a missing san francisco firefighter. charles dowd was last seen on an amtrak train headed to montreal to visit his grandchildren. dowd was not on the train when it arrived in chicago although amtrak staff found his luggage in the sleeper car. they say they need to find him right away because he needs his medication. >>> students will be back in class after a fire started the weekend. administrative offices were dammed in the fire. it was likely sparked -- sparked by a damaged electrical cord. >>> students in chicago will not be back as teachers started a second week on the picket line. >>> and bart station is back open this morning. it was shut down after reports of expose inside. >> there was some sort of explosion at 1:30 yesterday afternoon. they think it was caused by a break overload as well as a third rail short kirk catastrophe but a vigil was held. >>> they are marking six months since sierra lemar teenager disappeared. family friends and volunteers released balloons into the sky with messages to lamar tied to them. sierra lemar's parents say it is difficult to acc
on a train. ktvu's john fowler is live in the news room. >> reporter: charles dowd is 69 and disappeared between denver and chicago. >> reporter: we got this video in. charles dowd's family flew to omaha to pass out flyers at the train station, asking residents to help search for him. >> he was excited about, you know, the trip. and this is just a shocking, shocking turn of events. >> reporter: amtrak says his bag and cell phone was found on the train in chicago. as the train neared omaha a conductor reported a man acting confused. >> they won't tell us any more. if he was confused, then why didn't -- there must have been some way to monitoring him better -- monitor him better. >> reporter: his wife says he has medical issues. his medicines could cause confusion. they will continue the search tomorrow in nebraska. health and science editor john fowler ktvu channel 2 news. >> officials called off a search for a missing san francisco man who fell into the napa river yesterday during a fishing trip. he was fishing with a friend on green island. the friend who does not know thew swim is the
for bay area man missing for 5 da days. 69-year-old charles dowd of san mateo retired san francisco a fireman last seen wednesday when he boarded amtrak for chicago. he never made it. amtrak officials called the family to say conductor may have seen a disoriented man in omaha that matches his description. dowd son daughter flew to omaha and are passing out fliers there. canvassing the area hoping for clue. jennifer dowd is not confident that amtrak will find her father. >> because don't feel like amtrak police is open the ground actually physically loo looking for him. if he was disoriented and wandered off he could have fallen. he could be on the side of the tracks somewhere. >>reporter: charles dowd has been without his heart and bloop medicine since at least last thursday. so concern is certainly growing about his well-being. >>> san jose lacking for new cop because of the sudden resignation today of police chief chris moore. he says his decision to leave after just 19 months on the job was his alon alone. he wasn't forced out he says but the department is facing more l
for 5 da days. 69-year-old charles dowd of san mateo retired san francisco a fireman last seen wednesday when he boarded amtrak for chicago. he never made it. amtrak officials called the family to say conductor may have seen a disoriented man in omaha that matches his description. dowd son daughter flew to omaha and are passing out fliers there. canvassing the area hoping for clue. jennifer dowd is not confident that amtrak will find her father. >> because don't feel like amtrak police is open the ground actually physically loo looking for him. if he was disoriented and wandered off he could have fallen. he could be on the side of the tracks somewhere. >>reporter: charles dowd has been without his heart and bloop medicine since at least last thursday. so concern is certainly growing about his well-being. >>> san jose lacking for new cop because of the sudden resignation today of police chief chris moore. he says his decision to leave after just 19 months on the job was his alon alone. he wasn't forced out he says but the department is facing more lay off and budget cu
to see family in canada. charles dowd left the bay area wednesday on an amtrak train. his family has not heard from them sense. the train stopped in chicago where his luggage and medication arrived but he never did. his daughter is searching for a train conduct who 'er who said e talked to the man on friday and seemed confused. >> he has medical needs needs as diabetic. but for medical reasons we obviously want him -- we need to know where he is. >> dowd's family provided us with this photo today. they also created a facebook page to help locate him. the is under a doctor's care and needs to be found as soon as possible. we have lairchg the facebook page on our web site. >> alan: in an hour, friends and family of sierra lamar will gather to mark six months since she disappeared. a tribute will be held at 6:30 tonight at burnett elementary school. the recall hold a prayer villagele and release balloons in enemy arrive the 15-year-old who disappeared while on her way to school. the police have changed a 21-year-old with her murder based on dna evidence found in his car. the weekly sear
family is asking for your help to find a missing man who may be disoriented. 69-year-old charles dowd, retired san francisco firefighter, was traveling to canada on board amtrak. he was last heard from in colorado on thursday and may have been seen in nebraska. he is under a doctor's care and needs medication. >> he is a character. my dad is a character. if people have seen him in nebraska, and in omaha, along the train route, feel like they would remember him, and the more we can get his picture and we also started a facebook page, find charlie dowd. i feel like if people see it, they'll remember him. >> ama: she is on her way to omaha right now. this is the facebook page. charlie dowd suffers from high blood pressure and is die -- diabetic. >> alan: tomorrow is the jars of the good evening of the "occupy" movement a year ago and protests are planned across the country in new york, demonstrators plan to march on wall street. it start as a protest against economic and social inequality but soon snowballed into a sometimes violent protest against everything work with -- wrong with the
this morning, looking for her dad. 69-year-old charles dowd has been missing since friday. he was taking amtrak to chicago with plans to travel on to canada to meet his son but he never made it to chicago and may have been spotted getting off the train in omaha. his daughter says he normally stays in touch. >> he does have medical needs and does need his medication for high blood pressure and heart disease and he is diabetic. but you know for medical reasons we obviously need to know where he is. >> this is a facebook page created called "find charlie dowd." jennifer is meeting her brother where they will pass out pictures of her dad. kira klapper will have more in the next hour. >>> it has been six months since a morgan hill teenager disappeared on her way to school. sierra lamar has not been seen since march 16th. lilian kim has the story from morgan hill. >> reporter: they spent six months grieving, searching and hoping that's how long 15-year-old sierra lamar has been missing. >> it is a long, longtime, too long. heartbreaking. >> reporter: to commemorate the sixth month anniversary of her
missing after he disappeared from an amtrak train headed to chicago. charles j. dowd was traveling on a train from emeryville, but when the train arrived in chicago on sept. 14, amtrak officials found his luggage, cell phone and medication but no sign of him, according to family members. >> he was excited about this trip to visit his family, for and grandchildren and montreal and this was a great way for him to see different states. he is diabetic. he has restless leg syndrome and also read is not sleep. >> does the of memory issues? >> not so much. except if there is an a. or he does not sleep for a number of days. the luggagefamily members say they are concerned because dowd, 69, dowd was last heard from by cell phone on sept. 13, and was last seen by a train the conductor said dowd appeared disoriented and confused about his whereabouts, thinking that >> libya has are arrested 50 people on the u.s. attack on the embassy from last week. these are protests, this is video out of afghanistan. this u.s. consulate at the libyan embassy saying that this could possibly be pre- medit
the bay area to the west. it started when the man boarded the train for chicago. charles dowd was on his way to montreal and was supposed to change trains he never made it. a conductor described him as disoriented. they described him as disoriented but they say the medications he is taking could make him confused. >> they just will not tell us but if he was confused, there must have been some way to monitor him a little bit better. >> dowd's daughter and son have organized a search for their father and police officers are investigating. now in an unrelated story they are investigating the discovery of a body on the train tracks. union pacific officials are investigating and it is unclear if the person was hit by the train. they stopped east of martinez while authorities investigated. >>> they are one of the safest in the u.s. but now rising crime rate has many concerned and that's why they have dueling meetings. so far there have been 33 homicides this year in san jose. they will hold a crime prevention meeting tomorrow night and in a half hour they will hold a meeting about gang activit
in his disappearance. relatives of charles dowd passed out flyers this afternoon and are hoping someone saw him. he was taking the train to see his son. >> he was excited about, you know, the trip. and this is just a shocking -- shocking turn of events. >> his panelally says the conductor last saw him -- his family says the conductser last saw him being confused. >>> university of california at berkeley students are on alert today. ktvu's noelle walker is live at university of california at berkeley where police are asking victims to come forward. >> this is the crime alert posted. somehow the suspect convinced a student to hand over hundreds of dollars. lunchtime can be over load. folding chairs with solicitors from everything. >> reporter: last week someone soliciting magazines got the attention of the police lieutenant. >> it is spree speech and -- free speech and okay. >> reporter: one convinces her to withdrawal hundreds of dollars. >> i would lead him to campus security. >> pretty sad. we are in a recession now. >> reporter: police say the victim in this case was so fearful police
. 69-year-old charles dowde, left on an amtrak and he was never seen. a conductor claims he saw him in omaha and he seemed disoriented. the family is now there passing out missing person flyers and rounding up volunteers to find him. >> the fact that we have not heard from him is not in his character. he would not vanish and not call us. >> dad takes medication for diabetes and heart problems and he suffers from restless leg syndrome. several gyms in the bayi are cutting ties with the gold's gym. they are going by fitness sf, the ceo donated money to american cross roads. the group was founded by carl remove and has strong anti-reggae vianti-gay views. the multi-million find in a man's closet and how it's changing a woman's life. presidential candidate mitt r romney is in hot water over what he said in a fundraiser and no no place to call home. >> good evening, i'm in the weather center. cooler start, down to 78 today. that is leading the colder temperatures right now, with isolated 40s. we will let you know what it means for the morning forecast and your seven day. >> tonight, mitt
fallen off an amtrak train. 68-year-old charles dowd last seen on a train bound for chicago. a passenger reported seeing him near the rear of the train thursday night an hour later, another passenger found a door ajar. that would put the train somewhere between florida morgan, colorado and nebraska when he -- disappeared. family following up on reports of possible siting -- >>> police need public's help identifying a burglary suspect they released this video taken by a camera at a home august 30th. suspect got into the home through a sliding glass door stole electronic equipment and jewelry. redwood city police say anyone providing information leading to his a resume be eligible for a cash award. >>> bay area has a dozen new canine residents from abroad hoping to find a better home in the u.s.. the dogs arrived from taiwan last night. most of them are golden retrievers. popular dog being overbred. >> in taiwan they will take these dogs they are so cute and good, once they grow to be full sized they set them free. >> they come in with blood work, they do the best they can in taiwan. we've
-old charles dowd has been missing since friday. his daughter describes him as fiercely independent. he was taking amtrak to chicago with plans to travel on to canada do meet his son, but never made it to the windy city and may have been spotted getting off the train in omaha. his daughter says he stormly stays in touch and she is very concerned. >>> in napa county no signs of a fisherman who fell into the napa river over the weekend. the 26-year-old of san francisco plunged off the bridge into the river around 2:45 sunday morning. rescuers call often search late yesterday. he had been fishing with a friend. fires combed the banks of the river yesterday looking for him, a coast guard helicopter scoured the area from the sky. both coast guard and sheriff's office said they would not resume the search unless new evidence was found. >>> you can see we have clouds behind us, coverage steams extensive what will that mean for temperatures? >> and travel. >> good question, hour flight arrival delays into sfo, san jose and oakland on time. key to the forecast, winds fair wield out -- fairfield
sandaw was charged. his bail has been set ago $100,000. >>> 69-year-old charles dowd was on a cross country trip on amtrak when he disappeared. he was last seen on friday by a train conductor who said dowd appeared disoriented and confused about his whereabouts. family members says they need to find dowd quickly because he needs medication. >>> suspicious fires at a bay area park raise big concerns about encampments. >>> demonstrations turn deadly as the global uproar continues to spill over. >>> an inner city church in san francisco gets a visit from a national civil rights leader, the messages he's bringing to the congregation. >>> the chp is investigating a tragic accident in orinda earl will this morning. a man hit a center divide as he came out of the caldecut tunnel. as he ran to the side of the road he was hit and killed by another vehicle. police are investigating whether alcohol played a role in that initial crash. no one else was hurt. >>> there are new concerns tonight about homeless encampments near a popular park in san jose. after a series of suspicious fires yesterday
are searching for a retired firefighter. charles dowd boarded a train in emoryville last and disappeared between new york and chicago. he left cell phone baggage and medication on the train. a conductor last saw him in omaha what saying he seemed disoriented and confused. family members say they need to find him quickly because he needs his medication. >>> this is day 2, and it is looking like san jose sharks will not start the season as scheduled. allie rasmus is joining us live in san jose to tell us how this will hurt the local economy pretty badly. >>> many rely on the revenue boosts they get whenever the sharks are in town. many are happy to show their support with the sharks sign in the window, sharks are supposed to be playing but that fame is in jeopardy because of the lock out that begins sunday. they immediately responded to concerns about that lock out with a statement and in that they noted a statement please note our fans and partners are a number one priority. your commit isn't -- commitment is unparalleled. players are also concerned about the fallout with this latest dispute and
firefighter, charles dowd boarded a train in emoryville and disappeared somewhere between new york and chicago. they did find his luggage and cell phone and medication belonging to him in chicago. >>> san jose sharks will not play and they will loose some much needed revenue. allie rasmus will join us where this will certainly have an economic impact there. >>> -- >> reporter: the owner of this coffee shop was disappointed when we told her about the possibility of not having any sharks games this year. they have a lot of customers but she said she does get a boost in business during hockey season especially on game days. >> it gets super busy during the nighttime and also when they have sunday when they went into the final, we were swamped in here, it was like, packed. >>> san jose sharks are supposed to play their first season game on september 27th next week and it looks like that game and possibly the entire season may be in jeopardy. they may have less of a share than they had in their last contract but they are willing to take less but not as little as the owners want. this week hockey pl
between here and canada. 69-year-old charles dowd was on his way to montreal to see his son. he left wednesday on an amtrak train and was last heard from in denver. police say he is on medication and may be confused. >> developing news in the middle east where the top commander of iran's >> referee: losingary guard said nothing will remain of israel if they take military action against iran's nuclear program. the general also says iran would no longer be committed to the nuclear nonproliferation treaty. that allows u.n. en specktors to visit the nuclear sites. israel has left open the possibility of a military strike to take out the program if diplomacy fails. iran said their nuclear program is for peaceful purposes. >>> this morning there is growing concern for the safety of u.s. workers overseas. the state is ordering all nonessential workers to leave their posts in sudan and tanisha. this after they called for more attacks to exspell americans from muslim nations. chuck southeast son has more. >> tunesian police and military now guard the u.s. embassy compound and school damaged b
missing since friday. 69-year-old charles dowd, a firefighter, is described as fiercely independent by his daughter. he was taking amtrak to canada to meet his son. he never made it to the windy city, but may have been seen in omaha. >> he does have medical needs and needs his medication for high blood pressure and heart disease. he is diabetic. for medical reasons we obviously want him -- we need to know where he is. >> this is the facebook page that's been created called find charlie dowd. jennifer is meeting her brother in omaha where they will pass out pictures of their dad. they continue to actively search. >>> in napa county, crews called off their search late this afternoon for a fisherman who fell into the napa river. 26-year-old jose ernesto mangana plunged off the bridge into the napa river around 2:45 this morning. his friends called 9-1-1 and that triggered a search along the banks of the river. a coast guard helicopter from the sky. the search is expected to resume tomorrow. >>> a resident reported seeing a mountain lion. the person who called police said a very large cat jump
reported missing after he disappeared from an amtrak train headed to chicago. charles j. dowd was traveling on a train from emeryville, but when the sept. 14, amtrak officials say that he was disoriented. >> he was very excited about this trip because he was going to visit his son and his grandchildren and montreal. he thought that this would be a great day to go across the state and see different things. he is diabetic. he takes benison. he has restless leg syndrome. and also he does not sleep. >> does he have memory issues. >> not so much. except when he gets in a. but not sleeping for a number of days. if the does 1/2 memory issues. he did indicate to our daughter that is not a slot in a couple of days. amtrak officials found his luggage, cell phone and medication but no >> the libyan government with nearly 50 people have been arrested on the u.s. attack consulate. leaving christopher stevens and dead. spokesperson one on to say that this was pre- meditated. so far, there's no evidence. and this is video from inside of the u.s. compound. it erupted are from the globe the
san francisco firefighter is in nebraska this morning looking for her dad. 69-year-old charles dowd missing since friday his daughter describes him as fiercely independent, he was taking amtrak to chicago with plans to travel on to canada to meet his son but he never made it to the windy city. she is concerned about his medical needs. >> he does have medical needs and does need his medication for high blood pressure and heart disease and he is diabetic. for medical reasons we want him -- we need to know where he is. >> this is the facebook page that has been created called "find charlie dowd." jennifer is meeting her brother in omaha where they will pass out pictures of their dad. kira klapper will have more coming up. >>> 5:38. a check of the weather. >> cooler days. >> maybe put on some clothes different especially during the morning 40s and 50s waiting for you, key is fairfield gusting up to 35, you know that the sea breeze is back. trough of low pressure down to well south us, 600 miles to the west that's how powerful in low is, something 600 miles away bringing us cooler condit
searching for answers after 69-year-old charles dowd mysteriously disappeared on an amtrak train heading to nebraska. he planned to take amtrak to visit family in montreal. he started out from emoryville and was supposed to take a connecting train in chicago but didn't. his luggage and belongings were found in a sleeper car but there was no sign of him. a witness said he seemed disoriented. amtrak is also helping the family. >>> dozens of students in menlo park were back in class today for the first time since a fire gutted parts of their school last thursday. nbc bay area's barb wadell talked to some of the returning students. >> a fire at the school last thursday, and i know many of you already know that. i just want to make sure you know everything is going to be okay, and that's why we brought you together today. >> reporter: words of assurance from the beachwood school principal for all 170 of his students. returning today for the first time since the fire. alicia couldn't wait. >> it's more fun here. you get to meet your friend and hang out together. >> reporter: he paid no real at
of a retired san francisco firefighter on a cross-country trip. amtrak says a passenger saw 69-year-old charles dowd near a door of the train thursday night around 10:00 p.m. another passenger found an exterior door open an hour later. it's likely dowd offered the door and fell out. he suffered from restless leg syndrome and may have gotten out to stretch. they're expanding the search between lincoln, nebraska and fort morgan, colorado. >>> one of the 49ers players was involved in a car crash. alden smith was a passenger in a car last friday that hit a tree. the unidentified driver the car swerved to avoid a deer near smith's home in san jose's east foothills. the 22-year-old smith needed a few stitches above his eye. the driver sustained a broken back. alcohol or drugs are not considered a factor. now, about 48 hours after the accident, smith was on the field helping lead the 49ers past the lions on sunday night. >> being in the accident and then, you know, going out and having fun doing something i love doing, it was like -- it was a way to release and get away from feverything. it was good t
an amtrak train. 68-year-old charles dowd last seen onboard a train bound for chicago a conductor said he seemed disoriented and thought he was in an apartment. passenger reported seeing him near the rear of the train thursday night. an hour later another passenger found a door ajar that would put the train between fort morgan, colorado and nebraska when he disappeared. the family is concentrating their search in lincoln, nebraska, following up on reports. >>> daredevil near sacramento faces charges from a a bailed base jump. the 66 2-year-old jumped from the 730 feet -- the 26-year-old jumped from the 730 feet bridge. he was trapped 150 feet above the ground for five hours until rescue crews could free him. >> never jumped at night, he couldn't see anything it was a tree, i'm in pain and i'm tired he is a recreational skydiver. he faces two misdemeanor charges. >>> time to look at the weather. >>> what do you see? definitely cooler. >>> yeah, definitely tell the nights are cooler, more dew on the grass and cars in the mornings, another sign fall is around the corner. good morning 5:51. e
-old charles dowd was on his way to montreal to see his son. he left wednesday on an amtrak train and was last heard from in denver. police say he is on medication and may be confused. >>> the top commander in the middle east where iran guard says nothing will stop them from israel if they take action against nuclear program. iran would no longer be committed to the nuclear nonproliferation treaty, which allows un inspectors to visit their sites. israel has left open the possibility of a military strike to take out iran's nuclear program if the diplomacy fails. iran said their nuclear program is for peaceful purposes. >>> this morning there is growing concern for the safety of u.s. workers overseas. the state is ordering all nonessential workers to leave their post in tanisha. abc news reporter chuck seifert son has more. >> two niece police and military now guard the u.s. embassy compound and school damaged by angry protesters. the state department has ordered all nonessential government workers and family members to leave tanisha and sudan. they also issued travel warnings for americans in t
disappeared from an amtrak train headed to chicago. charles j. dowd was traveling on a train from emeryville, but when the train arrived in chicago on sept. 14, amtrak officials found his luggage, cell phone and medication but no sign of him, according to family members. family members say they are concerned because dowd, 69, is potentially disoriented and needs medication. >> this is really out of the ordinary. he was very excited about this trip because he is going to visit his son and the grandchildren in montreal. he just thought that this would be a great way to go to the states and see different things. he is diabetic. he takes diabetic medication. he has restless leg syndrome. and also does not sleep well. >> how about his memory? >> his memory could suffer if he does not get his rest of the indicated that to my daughter. that he had not slept in 2 days. the luggage arrived in chicago and he searched the train and found his cellphone, medication. they are wondering where he stopped at off the train. >> u.s. protests in pakistan outside the u.s. consulate. we're hearing that there w
an amtrak fat charles j. dowd was traveling on a train from emeryville, but when the sept. 14, amtrak officials say that he was disoriented. his body was found today. save up to 35% on a huge selection of clearance mattresses. get 2 years interest-free financing on tempur-pedic. sleep train's inventory clearance sale is on now! ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ >>pam: after a lifetime are traveling height & pass and there is a low and slow to order. if you missed it? we have the on forgettable from our cameras and our viewers. (male announer) live from the kron 4 news station, this is the kron 4 news. >>pam: it was awesome! that is what the kids were saying. for thousands is a sight that people never forget. we brought you the live pictures from the california desert. >> and it is up. and it is officially on its way. >>pam: it began its final flight leaving edwards air force base the first was over the state capital. >> these are live pictures over sacramento. if >>pam: from there a first glimpse of the final flight. >> you can see our final shot. if was simply amazing for
-year-old charles dowd left san francisco. he called his family on thursday from denver, but never made his connecting train in chicago on friday. his cell phone and medication an and luggage were found in a sleeper car, but no track of him. >>> coming up after the break, we will look at the forecast and the roads. >>> welcome back. still seeing cool temperatures around most of the bay except the hill tops. you can see to the east bay and coastal range. for now, the low clouds around san jose. one reason why is the sea breeze. much cooler than this weekend. inland valleys in the 70s to low 80s. we will have warmer conditions on thursday. mike. >>> another problem for the westbound san mateo bridge. the tow truck had to cross a couple of lanes. you see the flashing lights. chp blocking the access lane on the shoulder. slow here. on the high-rise and peninsula side, a smooth drive. all lanes have been cleared. we have improvements across the span. here at 880, moving smoothly. marla. >>> thank you. thanks for being with us. coming up at 11:00, a few weeks to the playoffs and the a's are g
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